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Hostility in India rising

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ATTACKS on Christians in India fell slightly last year, the Evangelical Fellowship in India (EFI) says, but it is still "deeply concerned" by the level of hostility towards minority Christian communities.

Reported incidents of violence towards Christians fell from 140 in 2011 to 131 in 2012, the EFI reported in its annual Persecution Watch survey. Many incidents are thought to go unreported, ...

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